48Hour Launch is a weekend-long business startup experience, designed to inspire entrepreneurial action at the local level.

48HL brings bright minds together to participate in an intensive period of community building, planning, incubation, and launching. Relationships and connectivity are integral in the ecosystems of startups, and 48HL provides space and time for an environment of entrepreneurship to take root.

48Hour Launch: Learning Edition

March 28-30, 2014

Building business ideas for the classroom, workplace and beyond!

The “Learning Edition” of 48Hour Launch focused on ideas to improve education experiences and knowledge transfer in the classroom, the workplace and beyond. A $2000 cash prize plus a package of business services went to the judges’ top-scoring idea.


  • $2000 cash - J.D Frost & Company and the Tennessee Stillhouse Foundation
  • 500 AWS credits provided by U.S. Ignite/Amazon Web Services
  • 12 hours of legal services from Chambliss Startup Group
  • 10 hours of accounting services with Henderson, Hutcherson & McCullough
  • 3 hours of consulting with CodeRocket
  • 2 hours of technology consulting with Daniel Ryan
  • Brand positioning & identity package from Bantam

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